Looking Out From the Garage: November 2007

219 MPH in Phoenix... Unbelieveable!!!

If you think I could let this one go, you have another think... And it is coming as fast as this thing was going.

For the second "video in a blog" post I HAVE to put this one up. The only connection to real estate is that I found it posted on Jay Thompson's (The Phoenix Real Estate Guy) blog. If you are looking for real estate in Phoenix, give Jay a shout... or give me a shout and I'll send a referral.  Jay is a fellow Active Rainer, as well as a good guy.  I know he's going to find this, because I'm on his subscribed list...  

So, without further ado, here is the video...

Now that you have seen a Lambo MP640 Murcielago going 219 mph on the streets of Phoenix, AZ, you can see that the video isn't that exciting. But, it is well put together.

Let me make several VERY strong statements.

  • This is not responsible behavior. It would not have taken much for this Michael Schumacher wannabe to have wiped out himself and several other people. It would not have been pretty.
  • There is NO time of the day or night that the roads around Atlanta are that empty. Especially in Gwinnett County.
  • There ARE places where this feat could be replicated during daylight hours with the police looking on and cheering.

Is the Silver State Challenge still going on? There used to be an event on public (but CLOSED!!!) roads in Nevada where regular people could run as fast as they dared over a course that had some seriously long and straight sections.

In summation, I think it is great that this guy took his quarter of a million dollars and is playing with it like it should be... but I'm not nuts about it being done on roads that other people (the ones that didn't sign the waiver) are driving on.

If you are one of this guy's car buddies... and you are in the Atlanta area, give me a call. I can find a house where you can hide this car until it is painted...


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Comment balloon 8 commentsLane Bailey • November 29 2007 02:41PM
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